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Charlottesville Police ask for public’s help locating suspect in shooting investigation

Crystal Graham
Eric Dweh
Eric Dweh

The Charlottesville Police Department is actively looking for Eric Dweh, who is wanted related to a March 5 shooting investigation on 6th Street SE.

Dweh faces charges including attempted malicious wounding, felon in possession of a firearm, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handing of a firearm.

Two juvenile males and another man have been already been taken into custody and face charges related to the shooting.

Zymir Jakai Brown, previously wanted for felony possession of a firearm, was taken into custody last night without incident, according to the CPD.

On March 14, a male juvenile was taken into custody and charged with attempted malicious wounding and display of a firearm during commission of a felony.

On March 13, a male juvenile was taken into custody after a search warrant was served for charges including attempted malicious wounding, reckless handling of a firearm and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Dweh, contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or (434) 977-4000.

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Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.